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Six New Promising Potential Natural Gas Fields - Minister

Energy Minister George Lakkotrypis said that research is promising on six new potential offshore gas fields in Blocks 2,3, and 9; Onosagoras; Zeno;Kinyras; Amathusa; Evagoras; and Praxando.

Cyprus Businesses Have Highest Private Debt Levels in EU - President Anastasiades

Cypriot entrepreneurs and businesses have the highest level of debt in the EU, with 60 billion euros outstanding in loans, said President Nicos Anastasiades.

The crisis has exposed borrowers to a lack of cashflow, and the banks have much higher interest rates than other countries in the EU, said the president.Banks are currently so risk-averse that they prefer to pay fines from the Central Bank than to lend to businesses, he said.

Cyprus Foreign Minister Supports Egypt's Efforts for Ceasefire in Gaza

cyprus gaza israel kasoulidesForeign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides spoke with his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukry and expressed Cyprus' full support for Egypt's efforts to broker a ceasefire in Gaza.

Mr. Kasoulides expressed deep concern for the increasing loss of human lives and especially for the deaths of civilians and children, according to a statement from the foreign ministry.

We Can't Hear Their Screams in Gaza - Opinion

It is 270 miles from Gaza to Cyprus.

Israel is invading the area, which has 1.6 million residents, and over 300 children have died in the onslaught.

We can't hear their screams from here, but the childrens' deaths are a terrible dissonant noise in our souls.

Travel Warning - Libya

Announcement from the foreign ministry below:

The citizens of the Republic of Cyprus are advised against all travel to Libya, as the security situation continues to deteriorate. All Cypriot citizens who reside in the country, are advised to inform the Cypriot competent Authorities (see below for contact details) on their current status, and are advised to leave the country as quickly and safely as possible.

MOKAS Freezes FBME Accounts in Anti-Money Laundering Probe

The anti-money-laundering unit MOKAS has frozen a number of accounts in the Federal Bank of the Middle East (FBME), amid the Central Bank's measures to wind down the branch in Cyprus.

Jazz Singer Sarah Fenwick Enters Made In New York Jazz Competition - Represents Cyprus

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Sarah Fenwick enters Made In New York Jazz competition. Register and Vote for her entry 'There's Something Missing', an original song from her new duet CD 'Jazz Way' with Marinos Neophytou:



Sarah Fenwick Releases New Video Clip 'Black Orpheus'

Gifted Jazz singer Sarah Fenwick and brilliant guitarist Marinos Neophytou have released a stunning music video for the classic Jazz tune ‘Black Orpheus’ (A Day in the Life of a Fool), composed by Brazilian guitarist Luiz Bonfa.

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